Jenni Fagan was born in Livingston, Scotland, and lives in London. She graduated from Greenwich University with the highest possible mark for a student of Creative Writing and won a scholarship to the Royal Holloway MFA. A published poet, she has won awards from Arts Council England, Dewar Arts, and Scottish Screen among others. She has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize twice and shortlisted for the Dundee International Book Prize. Jenni works as a writer in residence in hospitals and prisons.
Jenni Fagan recommends
The Barrowfields (2017)
"A beautiful, evocative novel with an amazing sense of place and an understated, dark sensibility. A brilliant debut."
Bloody January (2017)
(Harry McCoy, book 1)
"An authentic freefall through Glasgow's criminal underworld from a great, intriguing new Scottish voice."
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